Advice for first aiders
As a first aider, in addition to high quality clinical skills, to be effective you need to:
- Be aware of the risks to yourself and others
- Keep yourself safe
- Give early treatment
- Keep yourself informed and updated
- Remember your own needs
In the current climate with the prevalence of the COVID-19 pandemic, these skills become even more important and here is how you can apply these skills when managing a first aid incident.